The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Games in permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Games over the 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Gaming
London / City of London
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 144 173
Rank change year-on-year -50 +29  
Permanent jobs citing Games 47 124 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.88% 1.76% 1.54%
As % of the General category 1.63% 2.98% 2.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43 115 117
Median salary £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £30,000 £40,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,500 £74,000 £81,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -6.25% +2.56%  

Games is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2881 4163 6083
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 53.98% 58.97% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2608 3741 4998
Median salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Games
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing Games as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Job vacancy trend for Games in the City of London

Games
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Games in the City of London.

Salary trend for Games in the City of London

Games
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Games in the City of London over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Games in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 April 2017, IT jobs citing Games also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Games.

1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.94%) Java
3 26 (23.85%) Analytics
4 24 (22.02%) Linux
5 21 (19.27%) Python
5 21 (19.27%) Finance
5 21 (19.27%) DevOps
6 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
6 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
6 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
7 17 (15.60%) SQL
7 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
8 15 (13.76%) Retail
8 15 (13.76%) Marketing
9 14 (12.84%) Spring
9 14 (12.84%) Online Games
9 14 (12.84%) C++
9 14 (12.84%) Node.js
9 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
9 14 (12.84%) Docker
10 13 (11.93%) Puppet
10 13 (11.93%) Scala
11 12 (11.01%) OO
11 12 (11.01%) R
11 12 (11.01%) MongoDB
12 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
13 10 (9.17%) Front End Development
13 10 (9.17%) Akka
13 10 (9.17%) HTML
13 10 (9.17%) C

Games
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.59%) Apache Spark
1 5 (4.59%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.67%) Apache Solr
3 2 (1.83%) Apache
3 2 (1.83%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.83%) Confluence
3 2 (1.83%) SAS
3 2 (1.83%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.92%) IIS
4 1 (0.92%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.92%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.92%) nginx
4 1 (0.92%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (1.83%) SPSS
2 1 (0.92%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.92%) InVision
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.92%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.92%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.43%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.67%) IaaS
2 4 (3.67%) SaaS
3 2 (1.83%) Adobe Creative Cloud
3 2 (1.83%) Bluemix
3 2 (1.83%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.83%) IBM Cloud
3 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.92%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.42%) Internet
2 2 (1.83%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.83%) NAS
2 2 (1.83%) SAN
3 1 (0.92%) DNS
3 1 (0.92%) HTTP
3 1 (0.92%) LDAP
3 1 (0.92%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (0.92%) Skype
3 1 (0.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.60%) NoSQL
2 12 (11.01%) MongoDB
3 9 (8.26%) Redis
4 5 (4.59%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.67%) Couchbase
6 3 (2.75%) Big Data
6 3 (2.75%) MySQL
7 2 (1.83%) Apache Hive
7 2 (1.83%) Hadoop
7 2 (1.83%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.92%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.92%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.92%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (12.84%) Jenkins
2 10 (9.17%) Git (software)
3 6 (5.50%) TeamCity
4 5 (4.59%) JIRA
4 5 (4.59%) Subversion
5 4 (3.67%) gulp
5 4 (3.67%) Maven
5 4 (3.67%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.75%) Grunt
7 2 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.83%) Selenium
7 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.83%) Travis CI
7 2 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.92%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.92%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.92%) JUnit
8 1 (0.92%) Mockito
8 1 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 21 (19.27%) Finance
2 15 (13.76%) Marketing
2 15 (13.76%) Retail
3 4 (3.67%) Advertising
3 4 (3.67%) Banking
4 3 (2.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.83%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.83%) Law
6 1 (0.92%) Back Office
6 1 (0.92%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.92%) French Language
6 1 (0.92%) Legal
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.92%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (34.86%) Developer
2 11 (10.09%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (8.26%) Analyst
4 8 (7.34%) Java Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Architect
5 7 (6.42%) Games Developer
5 7 (6.42%) Scrum Master
6 6 (5.50%) Data Engineer
6 6 (5.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 6 (5.50%) Senior Developer
6 6 (5.50%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Games Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Lead Developer
7 4 (3.67%) PHP Developer
7 4 (3.67%) Senior Server Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Server Engineer
7 4 (3.67%) Software Developer
8 3 (2.75%) Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.84%) Node.js
1 14 (12.84%) Spring
2 10 (9.17%) .NET
2 10 (9.17%) Akka
2 10 (9.17%) HTML
3 9 (8.26%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.26%) CSS
4 8 (7.34%) Web Services
5 6 (5.50%) HTML5
5 6 (5.50%) Kafka
6 5 (4.59%) Spring Boot
6 5 (4.59%) Symfony
7 4 (3.67%) ActiveMQ
7 4 (3.67%) Java EE
7 4 (3.67%) LAMP
7 4 (3.67%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (3.67%) Play Framework
7 4 (3.67%) RabbitMQ
7 4 (3.67%) React
8 3 (2.75%) Spring Integration
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.84%) Online Games
2 9 (8.26%) Mobile App
3 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.50%) Algorithms
4 6 (5.50%) Fintech
4 6 (5.50%) Mobile Games
5 4 (3.67%) BBC
5 4 (3.67%) Computer Science
5 4 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (3.67%) Social Gaming
5 4 (3.67%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.83%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.83%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.83%) Oculus Rift
6 2 (1.83%) PlayStation
6 2 (1.83%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.83%) Social Media
6 2 (1.83%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 24 (22.02%) Linux
2 7 (6.42%) Windows
3 6 (5.50%) Android
4 5 (4.59%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.75%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.92%) CentOS
7 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (44.95%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (23.85%) Analytics
3 21 (19.27%) DevOps
4 19 (17.43%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (11.01%) OO
6 10 (9.17%) Front End Development
6 10 (9.17%) Scrum
6 10 (9.17%) TDD
7 9 (8.26%) CRM
7 9 (8.26%) Microservices
8 8 (7.34%) Continuous Delivery
9 7 (6.42%) Configuration Management
9 7 (6.42%) E-Commerce
9 7 (6.42%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.42%) SDLC
9 7 (6.42%) Software Engineering
9 7 (6.42%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.50%) Mathematics
10 6 (5.50%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (33.94%) Java
2 21 (19.27%) Python
3 19 (17.43%) JavaScript
4 17 (15.60%) SQL
5 14 (12.84%) C++
6 13 (11.93%) Scala
7 12 (11.01%) R
8 10 (9.17%) C
8 10 (9.17%) C#
9 8 (7.34%) PHP
10 5 (4.59%) Go
10 5 (4.59%) Ruby
11 3 (2.75%) Erlang
11 3 (2.75%) ES6
11 3 (2.75%) PowerShell
12 2 (1.83%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.83%) F#
12 2 (1.83%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.83%) XPath
13 1 (0.92%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.75%) Degree
1 3 (2.75%) PhD
2 1 (0.92%) HND
2 1 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.34%) QA
2 5 (4.59%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.92%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (12.84%) Docker
2 5 (4.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.83%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (11.93%) Puppet
2 11 (10.09%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (8.26%) Kubernetes
4 8 (7.34%) Ansible
5 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.83%) Terraform
6 1 (0.92%) Consul
6 1 (0.92%) Nagios
6 1 (0.92%) StatsD
6 1 (0.92%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (6.42%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.50%) VMware
3 5 (4.59%) Google
4 4 (3.67%) Adobe
4 4 (3.67%) Oracle
5 3 (2.75%) Tableau
6 2 (1.83%) AppDynamics
6 2 (1.83%) Apple
6 2 (1.83%) Dell
6 2 (1.83%) Facebook
6 2 (1.83%) New Relic
6 2 (1.83%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.83%) Splunk
7 1 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.92%) Intel
7 1 (0.92%) Optimizely
7 1 (0.92%) Perforce
7 1 (0.92%) Rackspace
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £47000 - £55000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £75k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70,000 - £85,000 and competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Yoga, 25 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40-65K + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
DHI Group inc
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Plus Pension, bonus, discounted gym
Posted: 2 days ago
City of London
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
DHI Group inc
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
City, London
Exclusive Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £25,000 per annum Pension contribution, discretionary
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Michael Page International
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000 + extensive benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Accenture
Salary: Up to £45,000 plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
City of London
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £52000 - £60000 per annum + generous bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Absolute Solution Limited
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum 10% bonus and excellent bens
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
City of London
Venturi
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago